Hospital employment rose to roughly 4.57 million workers in September, a one-month increase of 14,800 employees, or 0.3%, according to seasonally adjusted figures released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. All figures are preliminary. For the year ended in September, hospitals added about 113,700 workers to their payrolls, a 2.6% increase. Employment at physician offices totaled roughly 2.24 million workers last month as 6,400 employees were added to payrolls, an increase of 0.3%. Physician offices added about 63,900 workers during the 12 months ended in September, or a 2.9% increase. -- by Melanie Evans
National report shows hospital employees increase
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